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[mass noun] The seats with which a building or room is provided:‘the restaurant has seating for 80’
seats, room, places, chairs, seating accommodation, accommodationView synonyms
- ‘The cutlery is good quality and the bench seating has cushions.’
- ‘The only seating in the main room of the basement was a single back support pillow, so we took seats on the floor.’
- ‘But when we finally made it, we found ourselves in a lodge-like wood-panelled room offering seating for about 50 diners.’
- ‘Reserved seating for the Derby will also increase by between $5 and $25.’
- ‘There would also be a 400m athletic track outside with covered seating for spectators.’
- ‘The big complaints are delays and cancellations, cramped seating, and overall poor in-flight service.’
- ‘More comfortable seating is being installed and the range of food is being updated.’
- ‘Kindly note that limited seating will be offered at this event that is both free and for members only.’
- ‘Tables in the lunch room were marked like assigned seating between the different cliques.’
- ‘As limited seating is available, booking is essential.’
- ‘The flat terrace simplifies the assembly of temporary seating and assists with crowd management.’
- ‘In Britain, rural public transportation is often provided with postal vans offering seating for regular passengers.’
- ‘Limited seating will be offered at this exclusive event and prior reservation is essential.’
- ‘Site entrances and the footpath network will be improved and new seating installed.’
- ‘Waiting areas will open on to these courtyards and the cafeteria will provide outdoor seating.’
- ‘The first and second row offer first-class seating.’
- ‘The tiered seating is protected with a cantilevered roof structure that hovers over the stadium.’
- ‘The east-facing front porch provides plenty of comfortable seating for basking in early-morning sunlight.’
- ‘All customers are provided with assigned seating and a generous 20 kg baggage allowance.’
- ‘Farrell also said that Atlanta Bread would offer breakfast, lunch and dinner and also provide some outdoor seating.’
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